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TableĀ 3 Result of species identification between participated health facility and APHI slide readers in West Amhara Region from July 2013 to October 2014

From: External quality assessment of malaria microscopy diagnosis among public health facilities in West Amhara Region, Ethiopia

Slide reading results Four consecutive EQA blind rechecking rounds Total
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
P. f as P. f 153 121 93 179 546
P. f as P. v 5 2 7 3 17
P. f as mixed 4 3 2 4 13
P. f as negative 2 2 0 2 6
P. v as P. v 155 174 244 175 748
P. v as P. f 7 26 10 3 46
P. v as mixed 12 9 2 4 27
P. v as negative 7 6 3 1 17
Mixed as mixed 4 0 4 9 17
Mixed as P. f 0 0 1 1 2
Mixed as P. v 1 0 1 0 2
Mixed as negative 0 0 0 0 0
Negative as negative 411 427 402 404 1644
Negative as P. f 8 3 4 1 16
Negative as P. v 31 24 9 2 66
Negative as mixed 1 0 0 0 1
Total 801 797 762 788 3148
  1. P. f: Plasmodium falciparum, P. v: Plasmodium vivax, Mixed: P. f and P. v
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